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Huperzia porophila (Rock clubmoss)
Cressler, Alan

Huperzia porophila

Huperzia porophila (Lloyd & Underw.) Holub

Rock Clubmoss

Lycopodiaceae (Club-moss Family)

Synonym(s): Huperzia selago var. patens, Huperzia selago var. porophila, Lycopodium lucidulum var. porophilum, Lycopodium porophilum, Lycopodium selago ssp. patens, Lycopodium selago var. patens, Lycopodium selago var. porophilum, Urostachys lucidulus var. porophilus, Urostachys porophilus

USDA Symbol: HUPO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft.


USA: AL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MD , MN , MO , NC , NJ , OH , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Huperzia porophila in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Huperzia porophila in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Huperzia porophila


Record Modified: 2017-08-16
Research By: JAM

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